Ecological Archives E091-050-A3

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Appendix C. Nonsignificant relationships from statistical models and Kendall's tau correlation tests.

Lifeform measures that exhibited no significant relationship with any explanatory variables (P > 0.05) from statistical models and Kendall’s tau correlation tests () were Annual forb richness, Perennial grass richness, Perennial forb richness, Annual forb abundance, Perennial grass abundance, Perennial forb abundance (small scale) , Annual species abundance (small scale) , Perennial species abundance (small scale) . Species that exhibited no significant relationship with any explanatory variables are listed with their frequency. Annual grass (AG): Enneapogon polyphyllus (29), Urochloa subquadripara (14); Annual forb (AF): Chamaesyce sp. (Pathungra A. Gunness AG 2118) (30), Cleome viscosa(59), Indigofera linifolia (12), Indigofera linnaei(20), Ptilotus sessilifolius (12), Salsola tragus (29), Trianthema triquetra (28); Perennial grass (PG): Eriachne aristidea(22); Perennial forb (PF): Abutilon otocarpum/ A. fraseri(18), Boerhavia pubescens/ B. repleta (48), Sclerolaena birchii (21), Sclerolaena diacantha (15) and Sida fibulifera (18).


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